FIORENTINA NEWS

Zenit’s sporting director reportedly had a list of five players to watch during Fiorentina’s loss to Empoli on Sunday.
Leicester City scouts were reportedly in the stands to watch Fiorentina creative midfielder Josip Ilicic today.
There are reports Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa not only met with Zenit representatives, but was also contacted by Juventus.
Fiorentina and Napoli are after Barcelona's Marc Bartra, but will have to beat four Premier League clubs to sign the player.
Marco Giampaolo saw a “highly motivated” Empoli in their historic Tuscan Derby victory over Fiorentina.
Paulo Sousa liked Fiorentina’s attitude despite defeat to Empoli and said Zenit directors in the stands are “normal.”
Empoli ended their three-month negative streak and won the Tuscan Derby for the first time in 18 years, sending Fiorentina down to fifth place.
Zenit have their director of sport in the stands, but Fiorentina insist Paulo Sousa “sent no signal he doesn’t want to continue.”
Join us for all the action from today’s Serie A games, including Empoli-Fiorentina, Napoli-Verona and Simone Inzaghi’s debut Palermo-Lazio.
Nikola Kalinic and Josip Ilicic take on Massimo Maccarone and Riccardo Saponara in an intriguing Derby di Toscana between Empoli and Fiorentina.
Empoli boss Marco Giampaolo denied he’s in the running for the Fiorentina job. “We have similar philosophies.”
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa refused to confirm or deny a meeting with Zenit representatives. “I’ve always been clear with my club.”
Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa reportedly had dinner with Zenit St Petersburg representatives and is their number one target.
Antonio Di Natale’s agent announced “his adventure with Udinese is over, but he could play in America or Dubai.”
Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte may attempt to take Fiorentina's Federico Bernardeschi to Chelsea, say reports.
Liverpool will offer Mario Balotelli to Fiorentina in exchange for Josip Ilicic this summer, say reports.
Empoli President Fabrizio Corsi believes his current Coach Marco Giampaolo would be suited to Fiorentina.
Walter Mazzarri’s agent confirms “there is a great deal of interest,” including from the Premier League, amid Fiorentina and Galatasaray links.
Walter Mazzarri is said to be considering two very different proposals from Fiorentina and Galatasaray.
Fiorentina fans will boycott this Sunday’s Tuscan derby with Empoli, in protest at ticket prices.